United Kingdom's road repair crisis

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In 2013, the breakdown service Britannia Rescue reported that potholes now “take up a total area of 295 square miles (764 square km) in Britain – more than twice the size of the Isle of Wight”.[1]

The United Kingdom's pothole epidemic could cost £9bn and a decade to solve.[2]

In 2018, UK roads ranked were ranked 27th in the world which was a ranking below Chile and Cyprus.[3]

Britain's road repair crisis

The Week reported: "The AA’s insurance chief, Janet Connor, has described Britain’s broken roads as “nothing short of a national disgrace.”[4]

Britain's pothole crisis is costing drivers and insurance firms at least £1m per month.[5]

In 2013, Britain had one pothole in every mile of road.[6] In 2013, the breakdown service Britannia Rescue reported that potholes now “take up a total area of 295 square miles (764 square km) in Britain – more than twice the size of the Isle of Wight”.[7]

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  1. POTHOLE PANDEMIC COSTING BRITISH TAXPAYER £MILLIONS, WheelWright
  2. Pothole HELL: UK motorists let down as pothole crisis could cost £9bn & a DECADE to solve, Express, 2018
  3. UK roads ranked worse than Chile and Cyprus in global survey, Motors.co.uk
  4. Britain’s broken roads cost drivers £1m a month, The Week, 2018
  5. Britain’s broken roads cost drivers £1m a month
  6. POTHOLE PANDEMIC COSTING BRITISH TAXPAYER £MILLIONS, WheelWright
  7. POTHOLE PANDEMIC COSTING BRITISH TAXPAYER £MILLIONS, WheelWright